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Plastic Surgery

SURGICAL PROCEDURE

Upper Eyelid Lift

TREATMENT OVERVIEW

An upper eyelid lift, or upper blepharoplasty, targets drooping eyelids and excess skin around the eyes. These concerns not only affect appearance but can also impact confidence.

Through eyelid blepharoplasty, excess skin is removed and tightened, resulting in a more youthful and refreshed look.

The Eyelid Lift Procedure with Dr. Sof

THE PROCEDURE

Considering an upper eyelid lift to rejuvenate your eyes and achieve a more youthful appearance? Discover what to expect when you choose Dr. Sofiane Rimouche for your eyelid lift journey:

Consultation and Evaluation: Your eyelid lift journey begins with a comprehensive consultation with Dr. Sof. During this initial meeting, Dr. Sof will listen attentively to your concerns, assess your eyelid anatomy, and discuss your goals for eyelid rejuvenation. He will perform a thorough examination to determine if an eyelid lift is the most suitable option to address your needs.

Preparation: On the day of your eyelid lift procedure, you’ll arrive at the surgical facility prepared for your surgery. Dr. Sof and his team will ensure you’re comfortable and relaxed before administering anaesthesia to ensure your comfort throughout the procedure.

Surgical Technique: Dr. Sof will employ advanced surgical techniques to address common concerns such as sagging skin, excess fat deposits, and drooping eyelids. 

Upper Eyelid Lift (Upper Blepharoplasty): For patients with sagging upper eyelid skin that may impair vision or create a tired appearance, Dr. Sof may recommend an upper eyelid lift. This procedure involves making discreet incisions within the natural creases of the upper eyelids to remove excess skin and fat, resulting in a more youthful and refreshed eye contour.

 

Closing Incisions and Recovery: Following the procedure, Dr. Sof will close the incisions with sutures and apply dressings as needed. You’ll be closely monitored in the recovery area before being discharged with detailed post-operative instructions. Dr. Sof will schedule follow-up appointments to monitor your progress, address any concerns, and ensure a smooth recovery process.

Results: As you heal from the eyelid lift procedure, you’ll begin to notice the rejuvenating effects on your eyes and overall facial appearance. Dr. Sof’s approach aims to achieve natural-looking results that enhance your features while maintaining harmony and balance.

AT A GLANCE

Important Note from Dr. Sof: While you may observe initial improvements, the full results of your upper eyelid lift surgery may take a few months as swelling gradually subsides.

Guidance on Return to Activities: Your personalised plan for gradually resuming daily activities will be carefully determined in collaboration with Dr. Sof, ensuring a smooth transition back to your regular routine.

THE BENEFITS

You may choose to undergo an Upper Eyelid Lift for a variety of reasons which are personal to you. These may include:

Many individuals undergo eyelid lift surgery to rejuvenate their appearance and achieve a more youthful look. Drooping or sagging eyelids can make a person appear tired, aged, or constantly fatigued. By addressing excess skin, wrinkles, or puffiness around the eyes, eyelid lift surgery can help restore a more refreshed and alert appearance.

Eyes are often considered the focal point of the face, and concerns related to sagging or hooded eyelids can impact self-confidence and self-esteem. Eyelid lift surgery can alleviate these concerns, allowing individuals to feel more confident in their appearance and interact more confidently in social and professional settings.

In some cases, excessively drooping upper eyelids (ptosis) or sagging lower eyelids can obstruct vision and impair peripheral vision. Eyelid lift surgery can correct these issues by removing excess tissue and restoring proper eyelid positioning, thereby improving vision and overall visual function.

Apart from cosmetic concerns, eyelid lift surgery can also address functional issues such as eyelid ptosis (drooping) or ectropion (outward sagging of the lower eyelid). These functional problems can cause discomfort, irritation, or difficulty in closing the eyes properly. Eyelid lift surgery c

£1,980

Guide Price for a Eyelid Lift

RISKS

Upper Eyelid lift surgery, while effective in rejuvenating the appearance of the eyes, carries certain risks and potential complications. These may include infection, bleeding, dry eyes, scarring, and changes in eyelid position. However, under the care of Dr. Sof, you can find reassurance in his expertise and commitment to patient safety. Dr. Sof utilises advanced techniques and personalised treatment plans to minimise risks and achieve natural-looking results. With his compassionate care and attention to detail, you can undergo upper eyelid lift surgery with confidence, knowing you’re in skilled hands.

*During the consultation process you will have a detailed discussion about all of the potential risks and benefits.

THINGS TO AVOID AFTER UPPER EYELID LIFT SURGERY

The following five steps will support your recovery

POST OP UPPER EYELID LIFT SURGERY AFTERCARE

It is vital all of our patients closely follow these steps

"Dr. Sof is a very professional, informative and caring doctor. He made me feel happy and extremely comfortable with my chosen treatment".

FAQS

Blepharoplasty surgery, commonly known as an eyelid reduction, is an operation to reshape the eyelids. An upper-eyelid reduction can improve your vision and make you look younger. 

The procedure will take around 1 – 2 hours, you will either be treated as a day case or you may need to spend the night, Dr Sof will discuss this with you at your consultation

To protect your body, and get the best result, look after yourself. | Avoid vigorous activities after your operation. | Protect your wounds as you are told to. | Putting on weight will affect the results. Maintain a healthy weight and level of exercise.

At first your eye skin may seem too tight and swollen, and you will have some bruising, which can be disguised with make-up and dark glasses. It can take a few weeks for the swelling to settle, and many months for the final result to appear. The scars will be pink for a few months, but eventually they become almost invisible. The scars may also become tight after a few weeks, but this normally settles after four to six months. Most patients are pleased with the final result, but some find their new shape difficult to get used to. This may happen to you.

Dr. Sof utilises advanced techniques to minimise scarring and achieve natural-looking results. Incisions for eyelid lift surgery are typically placed within the natural creases of the eyelids or along the lash line, where they are well-concealed. Any visible scarring should fade significantly over time with proper care and may be virtually imperceptible once fully healed.

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Disclaimer: Prices displayed on the website may vary depending on individual patient needs. Additionally, results vary from person to person and are influenced by individual factors.

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Disclaimer: Prices displayed on the website may vary depending on individual patient needs. Additionally, results vary from person to person and are influenced by individual factors.